Accountant II

Budget Accountant

Recruitment #220301-D14B-06

Introduction



IF YOU ARE A CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT

This position is located in ODOT's Central Office in the Comptroller Division.

Job Duties:
This position will be in the Budget Section of the Comptroller Division.

The responsibilities and duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
• Provide budget reporting support on a daily, monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
• Assist in gathering, preparing and reviewing data for the budget request, budget hearing process, budget work program and budget revisions.
• Maintain various budget ledgers and budget journals
• Participate in support of the daily update of the general ledger and vendor database
• Prepare monthly reconciliations of budgeted allotments and related reports.
• Working with agency staff.to prepare and publish a comprehensive annual budget book.

Actively participate in the Transportation Cabinet's Modernization Initiative. Provide feedback and collaborate to enhance processes, encourage efficiencies and develop better communication with management and peers.

Occasional travel as needed for work, training, meetings, etc.

Analytical skills computer skills and software capabilities are critical to this position.

Preference may be given to applicants knowing Excel, Oracle Apex, Oracle BI, GAAP, GASB and Governmental Accounting.

Level II:
This is the career level of the job family where employees are assigned duties and responsibilities at the full-performance level and perform a wide range of tasks involving the maintenance, analysis, interpretation and reporting of financial accounting data and the application of generally accepted accounting principles and theories in the management of financial  accounts and operations and other related activities.  This includes maintenance of highly diverse accounts, financial analysis and reporting, participating in the preparation of budget work programs, reconciliation of accounting data, reviewing and processing financial documents for payment, maintaining payroll data and processing monthly payrolls, and similar responsibilities.  At this level, guidance and training may be provided to technical or entry level employees performing accounting related duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include those identified in Level I plus knowledge of payroll systems and budget preparation.  Ability is required to review revenue and cost data for the preparation of budget work programs.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) ensures that no person or groups of persons shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, retaliation or genetic information, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any and all programs, services, or activities including all employment practices. To request an accommodation, please contact the ADA/504/508 Coordinator at 405-521-4140 or the Oklahoma Relay Service at 1-800-722-0353.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a bachelor’s degree in business, finance or a closely related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of bookkeeping for each year of the required degree.

Level II:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus one year of professional accounting experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

NOTES

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